Karen WarrenHouston Chronicle
Smiley N. PoolThe Dallas Morning News
Michael CiagloHouston Chronicle
Ted Cruz would have totally won us over, had it been the single image GENW_3256650575_TedCruz_009. But as a package we had to pass it up. Again sided with what brought us emotion, funny happened to be the theme again. Fun photo of Santa. From here we struggled to find our runners up. Everything seemed to be on par.
Judges: Briana Scroggins/Standard-Examiner, Benjamin Hager/Standard-Examiner, Benjamin Zack/Standard-Examiner